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plume - feather, esp. large or showy one; something that rises into the air (like the shape of a feather); Ex. plume of smoke:
incessant - uninterrupted; unceasing
coddle - treat gently; indulge excessively; pamper; mollycoddle; baby; cook in water just below boiling point; Ex. coddled eggs
pliant - flexible; easily influenced
peruse - read through with care; N. perusal
petty - trivial; unimportant; very small; small-minded; petty-minded
fringe - decorative edge of hanging threads; edge
jostle - shove; bump; push against (someone) rather roughly; Ex. jostled by the crowds
gaunt - lean and angular; thin and bony; emaciated; barren
alienate - make unfriendly or hostile; estrange; separate; change the ownership of